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Is a balloon popping next to your ear loud enough to burst your eardrum?
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I doubt it considering it takes an explosion or gun shot to rupture it as against merely burst which can be done all the time with little risk but it would depend on your ear and its existing condition.
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/ruptured-eardrum/DS00499/DSECTION=causes
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